The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.

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Freedom to Read Week in Canada begins on Sunday, February 26

From February 26 to March 4, 2017, Canadians will mark the 33rd annual Freedom to Read Week, a national event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm...

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Pink Shirt Day 2017 Reading List

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February 22, 2017 is Pink Shirt Day. Based on the initiative of two Nova Scotia students, Pink Shirt Day encourages all of us to stand up to bullies. By collectively...

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12 Books to Read on Saint Valentine’s Day

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s library coordinator, Meghan Howe, has put together the following book list to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day. Below are 12 Canadian books for kids and...

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Norah McClintock (1958-2017)

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It is with deep sadness that we announce that, after a lengthy battle with cancer, Canadian children’s author Norah McClintock passed away on February 6, 2017. Born and raised in...

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Statement from the Association of Canadian Publishers

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Following recent events in Canada and abroad, the Association of Canadian Publishers has issued the following statement.

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ACP statement, 8 February 2017

In light of...

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Scholastic Canada Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Read Champions Program

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Scholastic Canada, the country’s largest distributor of children’s books in both official languages, turns 60 this year. To mark this milestone, the company has planned several initiatives to celebrate its...

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